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Hypoperfusion and Stroke After CABG Surgery

Summary of Trial: The purpose of this study is to determine if intraoperative hypoperfusion is correlated with new postoperative strokes as seen on diffusion weighted MRI.
Principal Investigators:Drs. Rebecca Gottesman and William A. Baumgartner
Study Coordinators:

Maura Grega, MSN, CCRP
(410) 446-6161

Study Long Title: Hypoperfusion and stroke after CABG surgery
Study Short Title: N/A
JHU eIRB Number:NA_00015286
Funding Source:America Heart Association Grant

Patients having CABG surgery
Concomitant cardiac surgery is allowed
Adult patients
High-Risk for stroke using risk model probability >0.05


Patients unable to undergo MRI scanning (metal implants, claustrophobia)
Not able to complete cognitive testing before surgery
Renal failure

Clinical Trial Site: Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street, Blalock 618
Baltimore, MD 21287-4618
Start Date:May 2008
Anticipated End Date:N/A
Compensation for Participating: None